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Table 1 Anatomical parameters

From: Rutin administration attenuates myocardial dysfunction in diabetic rats

Parameters C (n = 14) C-R (n = 14) DM (n = 16) DM-R (n = 16)
BW Initial (g) 365 ± 24 360 ± 24 409 ± 34 370 ± 27
BW Final (g) 444 ± 42 434 ± 58 287 ± 33* 345 ± 62
LV weight (g) 0.85 ± 0.09 0.77 ± 0.13 0.58 ± 0.12* 0.68 ± 0.10#
RV weight (g) 0.25 ± 0.04 0.21 ± 0.05* 0.17 ± 0.05* 0.17 ± 0.05#
Wet/dry Lung 4.72 ± 0.76 4.72 ± 0.92 4.84 ± 0.21 4.98 ± 0.55
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± standard deviation or median and percentiles 25 and 75%. One-way ANOVA in a factorial design 2 × 2 and Tukey’s post hoc test.
  2. C untreated rats, C-R rutin-treated rats, DM untreated diabetic rats, DM-R rutin-treated diabetic rats, BW body weight, LV left ventricle, RV right ventricle, Wet/dry wet-to-dry weight ratio.
  3. * p < 0.05 vs C; #p < 0.05 vs C-R; §p < 0.05 vs DM.